Diary July 1, 1944


US submarine of the Gato class.

An US submarine of the Gato class. The most successful boats were ‘Flasher’ (21 ships with 100,231t), as well as ‘Rasher’, ‘Barb’, ‘Tang’ and ‘Silversides’ with over 90,000t sunk tonnage.

WW2 War Diary for Saturday, July 1, 1944:

Sea War

Pacific: US submarine Cobia sinks 6 ships in Japanese home waters during July; submarine Ray torpedoes 5 ships in Philippines-East Indies area.

Home Fronts

USA – BRETTON WOODS CONFERENCE (UN Monetary Conference): establishes International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank).


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